Australian Tennis Open, Melbourne
Watch top international tennis players battle it out across Australia in the summer of tennis in the lead up to the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, in Melbourne.
Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Gold Coast
Australia’s favourite sale, the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, is a top level thoroughbred horse auction and carnival event attended by horse racing enthusiasts from Australia and the world. >> www.magicmillions.com.au
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Sydney
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival is the world’s premier gay and lesbian cultural festival.
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne
For speed, glamour and a superb city backdrop you can’t beat the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. This is a must-see event for racing fanatics.
The Margaret River Wine Festival, Margaret River (Victoria)
The annual Margaret River Wine Region Festival is an abundance of wine, food, music and art experiences.
L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne
Preview the autumn/winter collections of Australia’s hottest designers at L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival – a week-long carnival of cutting-edge fashion and culture.
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Queensland
Held in the picturesque setting of Sanctuary Cove, this annual boat show is considered to be one of Australasia’s most significant marine lifestyle events.
Rosemont Australian Fashion Week, Sydney
Get a sneak peek of spring/summer trends at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, held in Circular Quay, against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour. This is an industry event but you can join the fashion parade with a special VIP package.
Sydney International Boat Show, Sydney
The Sydney International Boat Show displays the latest and greatest of all things boating in the beautiful setting of Darling Harbour.>> www.sydneyboatshow.com.au
Hamilton Island Race Week, Whitsundays
Every August, the Hamilton Island Race Week draws yachts from around the globe to the Whitsundays for Australia’s largest offshore yachting regatta.
AFL Grand Final
Experience the speed, excitement and passion of Australian Rules football at the Grand Final event.
Philip Island Motor Cycle Grand Prix, Phillip Island (Victoria)
With a history of delivering the very best that MotoGP has to offer, the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix is bound to push your excitement levels to the limit.
Melbourne Cup Carnival, Melbourne
The Carnival’s premier event, the Melbourne Cup, is held on the first Tuesday of November but the whirlwind of horse racing, fashion and fun starts in September and doesn’t end until mid-November.
Boxing Day Cricket Test, Melbourne
The Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of Australia’s most popular sporting events.
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Sydney – Hobart.
Departing from Sydney on Boxing Day, December 26, this race is an iconic part of the Australian summertime where sailors battle with the turbulent passage of Bass Strait and arrive in time for the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Hobart.
New Year’s Eve, Sydney
Join the party atmosphere at the New Year’s Eve capital of the world famous for its themed, multi-coloured pyrotechnics, which explode off the iconic Harbour Bridge and six barges around the harbour.